World War One, Great War, German, British, Surreys, soldiers, contalmaison, football, original gravure, 
1917, Richard Caton Woodville, Flanders, france, Western front, trenches, WWI6

"The Surreys Play the Game!" Kicking Footballs Towards the German Trenches Under a Hail of Shells

"On through the hail of slaughter...they drive the trickling Ball": Men of the East Surreys charging towrds the erman trenches at Contalmaison"

Original gravure drawn for the Illustrated London News drawn by Richard Caton Woodville (1856-1927), Woodville was a famous military artist ad illustrator, rought up in St. Petersburg, Hhe lived in Paris before settling in Lonodn in 1875.He was a Special Artist for the Illustrated London News covering the Tur
Published The London Illustrated News, London, 1916
Size of image = 50.5cm x 30cm
Condition = fold in centre
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